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The Politics and Policies of Relief, Aid and Reconstruction

Contrasting approaches to disasters and emergencies

Authors: Attina, Fulvio

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Disaster policies present a new challenge to the practitioners and students of global politics; this book explains how political science enriches the contribution of the social sciences to the study of disaster relief, aid and reconstruction following the major disaster events, both natural and man-made, of recent times.

About the authors

MIKA AALTOLA Programme Director of the 'Global Security' research programme at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Finland MARA BENADUSI Anthropologist, researcher and lecturer at the University of Catania in the Faculty of Political Sciences, Italy PAULA DUARTE LOPES Assistant Professor of International Relations at the School of Economics and Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal MARIA RAQUEL FREIRE Assistant Professor of International Relations at the School of Economics and Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies University of Coimbra, Portugal DANIELA IRRERA Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Catania, Italy MAITE J. ITURRE Lecturer at the Administration and Political Sciences Department of the University of the Basque Country, Spain ANNICA MOORE Researcher in International Relations at the University of Lapland, Finland and Senior Advisor at the Finnish University Partnership for International Development, Finland CLAUDIA MORSUT Research Scientist at the International Research Institute of Stavanger and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Education at the University of Stavanger, Norway DANIELA NASCIMENTO Assistant Professor of International Relations at the School of Economics and Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal SANDRINE REVET Anthropologist and research fellow at the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales in Paris, France ROSARIO SAPIENZA Anthropologist with more than 15 years of experience in the field of social sciences SABRINA STEIN Graduate student at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, USA NORA VANAGA Doctoral student at the University of Latvia, Latvia

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Attinà, Fulvio

    Pages 1-18

  • Disaster and Emergency Policies at the International and Global System Levels

    Attinà, Fulvio

    Pages 21-41

  • Conceptualizing and Confronting Disasters: A Panorama of Social Science Research and International Policies

    Revet, Sandrine

    Pages 42-56

  • Theoretical Departures to Disasters and Emergencies

    Aaltola, Mika

    Pages 57-75

  • The Nexus between Security, Development and Humanitarianism: A Critical Appraisal of Multi-dimensional Peace Missions

    Freire, Maria Raquel (et al.)

    Pages 76-92

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Politics and Policies of Relief, Aid and Reconstruction
Book Subtitle
Contrasting approaches to disasters and emergencies
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-02673-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137026736
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-02672-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43936-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 265
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